University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Sustainable Building Technology

This course is specifically tailored towards graduates in building services, architectural environmental engineering, architecture and other related disciplines; it is carefully structured to accommodate the interests and skills of those who are related to building design and technology and building energy and environmental performance; there is emphasis on successful integration of renewable and sustainable energy technologies into buildings, which requires an understanding of both design and technology and hence the close co-operation of architecture and engineering; the course is designed to allow discussion and exchange of information between different disciplines and encourages novel and imaginative solutions to the challenge of producing environmentally friendly buildings.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element), or TOEFL IBT: 79 with a minimum of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking.

Course modules

Core modules: Modelling environmental performance; renewable energy technology 1 and 2; CFD for ventilation design; sustainable research project; research methodologies; optional modules: energy efficient systems; air conditioning technologies; advanced topics of heat transfer; energy conversion and utilisation; cooling technologies and applications; modelling and CFD; materials and building physics; building design in different climates; solar architecture in different regions.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time £ 4,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 9,155 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,730 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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